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Professor Peter PitegoffCommunity Development and Economic Justice

By Professor Peter Pitegoff

On the coast of Maine in 1978, an emerging community development organization helped secure financing to successfully rebuild a fish processing plant that had been destroyed by fire. Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI), founded a year earlier by Ron Phillips…

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Pauli Murray: A Lesson in Grit on the Journey to Justice

By Dean Danielle Conway

The Reverend Dr. Pauli Murray’s legacy of passionate American patriotism is both a gift and roadmap to all who seek justice in an imperfect world. Knowing that one’s origin story and lived experiences form part of a larger, more intricate tapestry, Pauli Murray was compelled to document how she negotiated many identities of being – woman, black, transgendered…

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Maine Law in the News

Lori Dwyer '05Lori Dwyer ’05 named President & Chief Executive Officer of Penobscot Community Health Care

Dwyer has served as PCHC’s senior vice president, general counsel, and compliance and risk officer for the past 5 years. After a national search and rigorous selection process, PCHC board Chair Mark Woodward notes, “the Board was pleased to learn that the best talent was right here, already serving PCHC, its patients and the community.”

Visiting Professor Peter GuffinVisiting Professor of Practice Peter J. Guffin selected as arbitrator for EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Program

Arbitrators will be responsible for resolving privacy disputes between EU citizens and U.S. organizations electing to participate in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework. In resolving such disputes over personal data, the arbitrators will play an important role in shaping the development of international privacy law and cross-border data transfer mechanisms.

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